OTS 2019 - 9th - 11th July 2019 | EventCity, Manchester, M41 7TB

9th July: 9am - 7pm. 10th July: 9am - 6pm. 11th July: 9am -4pm

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25 July, 2019

EXHIBITOR BOOKING FOR OMS 2019 IS NOW OPEN – NEW DATES AND NEW VENUE

Following the success of last year’s show, the Outdoor Military Show 2019 has moved to a new location and bigger venue. This year’s event will take place at the UWE Bristol Conference and Exhibition Centre on the 19th and 20th November. The move to this fantastic new venue and city comes as a...

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25 July, 2019

OTS 2020 DATES ANNOUNCED

Following the success of the 2019 event, the organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2020 show will take place from Tuesday 7th July to Thursday 9th July. The show will follow the week after OutDoor by ISPO (28th June – 1st July 2020)....

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16 July, 2019

OTS 2019 IS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS – VISITOR ATTENDANCE UP BY 4%

Now in its 14th year, OTS attracted 990 unique visitors over the three-day period. When comparing the attendance from 2018, this has seen an increase of 4% overall for unique visitors, which added to last year’s 7.5% increase shows an increase of 12% since the show moved to EventCity and...

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13 May, 2019

New for Spring ’20 from Osprey Europe and displayed at OTS

Sustainability begins with durability. S’20 extends this ethos with a shift to sustainable fabrics and chemistry. Underpinning this philosophy, an essentialist design strips away the barriers between the individual and the outdoors. The Archeon series embodies the principles of essentialism and environmentalist for both hiking and backpacking. This new series...

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1 May, 2019

New Product By Powertraveller Launched at OTS

The Harrier 25 is a portable, 6700mAh wireless power pack with an elastic strap to safely attach a smartphone or other 5V device to the product while recharging on the go. It allows for charging of other USB devices via the included cable and can even charge one device wirelessly...

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1 May, 2019

BIRKENSTOCK’S ADVENTURE-SANDAL

Answer the call of the wild with the BIRKENSTOCK Adventure Range, a new collection to keep you grounded while exploring the great outdoors. Thanks to technology developed in-house, the range which caters to both men and women marries the brand’s anatomical Footbed with a high in traction direct-injected polyurethane outsole....

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1 May, 2019

New Exhibitor Grub’s coming to the Outdoor Trade Show

This year will be leading footwear brand, Grub’s Boots first time exhibiting at the Outdoor Trade Show. Grub’s has developed their range of footwear, from classic neoprene wellingtons and stylish leather boots to a new innovative shoe known as the Discover. The Discover Shoe ™ is made from tough, snag...

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1 May, 2019

NEW COAST products launched at ‘OTS 2019’

The extensive COAST LED Torch & Head-Torch program is set to expand with 2 key new products, both specifically addressing several key needs and preferences of serious outdoor enthusiasts. NEW FL13R Lightweight Rechargeable LED Head-Torch Compact & lightweight at only 65 grams (including batteries) and fully Rechargeable with USB charger...

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1 May, 2019

The OTS Website has a Fresh New Look for 2019

For 2019 OTS has a website a makeover, and the brand-new fresh-looking site is now live. The shiny new website is the official one-stop shop for all the latest show and exhibitor news, an up-to-date list of exhibitors, latest floor plan, finding out venue information and most importantly exhibitor booking...

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11 October, 2018

OTS AND KORS JOIN FORCES FOR 2019

OTS AND KORS JOIN FORCES FOR 2019 Following the move to Event City , Manchester, and the co-operation with ROKS in 2018, the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) is pleased to announce that for 2019 Kendal Outdoor Retail Show (KORS) will also be joining OTS, making one unified trade show in...

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13 July, 2018

OTS 2019 – Dates announced

OTS 2019 – Dates announced The show will take place at EventCity Manchester Following the success of the 2018 event, the organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2019 show will go ahead at EventCity, Manchester from Tuesday 9th July to Thursday 11th July. ...

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29 June, 2018

OTS 2018 – ONE WEEK TO GO Download all your show essentials

There is just one week to go until the UK’s largest trade event for the outdoor industry, the Outdoor Trade Show, opens its doors at its new venue, EventCity in Manchester. But don’t worry, there is still time to pre-register as a visitor ahead of the show, which takes place...

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14 June, 2018

Record Number of Exhibitors at OTS 2018

Ordnance Survey, Casio Electronics and Beyond Hope make record number of exhibitors. The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2018 will open its doors in just over two weeks at its new home, EventCity in Manchester, from the 3rd to the 5th July and the organisers have taken a record number of...

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11 June, 2018

Tickets now on sale for the OTS 2018 ‘Pie & Pint Party!

OTS – WELCOME TO MANCHESTER – TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE OTS 2018 ‘PIE & PINT’ PARTY – Sponsored by Burton McCall Grab a pie & a pint, listen to live music, play some fun games and see who makes the finals of the UK Outdoor Industry Awards! The...

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11 June, 2018

Gift Your Gear at OTS 2018

Help the next generation find their way outdoors! Gift Your Gear has announced that there will be a collection point at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), taking place at EventCity in Manchester, 3rd-5th July 2018. Throughout July, Gift Your Gear is asking the outdoor industry to donate their unwanted...

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24 May, 2018

Red Devils Dive Down to OTS 2018

Register now to watch the world-famous skydivers In addition to a brand new venue and location, hundreds of leading outdoor brands and thousands of amazing new products on show, there is now another great reason to head on over to OTS 2018! We’re excited to announce that The Red Devils,...

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15 May, 2018

UK Outdoor Industry Awards – now open for entries!

Following the success and exposure that the UK Outdoor Industry Awards have received over the past three years, the search is now on to find the next product of the year! The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has launched the 2019 UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which are now open to entries...

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14 May, 2018

New brand Yugen Explore joins the show

Yugen Explore is a new UK travel accessory brand created by travellers to inspire others to travel the world, and will be exhibiting at this year’s show in the New Brands Area! “The Yugen Explore team are extremely excited to be showcasing our brand at OTS 2018 as we are...

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23 April, 2018

New Heights to launch new brands at OTS

New Heights is to introduce two new brands at OTS this year; Adventure Menu is new to the UK and offers 100% natural outdoor/expedition food in a range of tasty options. This Czech company hand makes all the food in small batches and the range includes vegetarian, lactose & gluten...

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20 April, 2018

Lenlenser to showcase new NEO Headlamps range at OTS

Ledlenser the world leaders in LED portable lighting have confirmed their attendance at this year’s OTS where they will be launching their newest range of headlamps aimed at runners and adventure enthusiasts. On show will be the new NEO4 , NEO6R and NEO10R headlamps which have been developed by runners...

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20 April, 2018

New Brands Area launched

Have you booked your stand at OTS yet? With the move to Manchester this year, the show is filling up fast, with just under 100 exhibitors booked for the July show. This year’s Outdoor Trade Show is to once again host a special area dedicated to new brands looking to...

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13 April, 2018

OTS 2018 Visitor Registration Now Open

  Almost 100 exhibitors already booked, register your attendance now! Online visitor registration for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for this year’s event, which will take place from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018 at its new venue, EventCity in Manchester. Trade visitors can register...

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8 March, 2018

Deadline for OTS Stand discount ends 19th March

With the move to Manchester and the earlier dates, OTS is booking up fast, with 80 exhibitors already signed up to the July event, over 10% up from this time last year.  You can take advantage of the discounted rates until the 19th March, so don’t delay and book your stand at the...

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16 January, 2018

OTS 2018 on track for record breaking event

  70 exhibitors booked, Lowe Alpine joins the Outdoor Trade Show! With just under six months to go, the UK’s largest outdoor industry exhibition, OTS 2018, is all set to be a record breaking event thanks to 70 new and existing brands having already signed up to showcase their product...

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7 December, 2017

OTS 2018 – now open for exhibitor bookings!

New Venue: EventCity, Manchester New Partner: ROKs joins OTS New Dates: 3rd – 5th July 2018 The UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for exhibitor bookings! The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2018 will take place from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018 at its new venue, EventCity...

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16 October, 2017

OTS ANNOUNCES NEW VENUE AND DATES FOR 2018

‘ROKS Joins with OTS’ The founders and organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2018 show will go ahead at EventCity, Manchester (3rd – 5th July).  The decision follows exhaustive research with retailers and exhibitors that reflected a common desire for the creation of...

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31 July, 2017

Quality visitor attendance at OTS following new July dates

  OTS 2017 was host to over 500 new and existing brands who signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers in July. The show was revamped for this summer’s exhibition, with new July dates, new brands, new joint partner (OIA), a new layout inside the exhibition halls and...

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14 July, 2017

UK Outdoor Industry Awards – Finalists Announced at OTS Party

The finalists for the 2018 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced in a presentation at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party on 12th July 2017. All of the products entered were on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, giving the trade an opportunity to see and vote...

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10 July, 2017

First outdoor show for ACAI trousers

Newcomers to OTS, ACAI have developed amazing outdoor trousers which mimic the look of skinny jeans while being extremely lightweight, breathable and high performance to boot. ACAI truly feel these trousers are totally unique in the market as they are aiming for women who love to be outdoors walking, climbing,...

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5 July, 2017

Maier Sports teams up with Walks Around Britain at OTS

Fitting and trousers specialist Maier Sports is teaming up with Walks Around Britain for TV series, season 4. Filming starts in July ready for broadcast in September. Founder, editor and presenter Andrew White will be joining the Maier Sports team on the stand at OTS on Tuesday 11th July 1-3pm...

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23 June, 2017

Snugpak to display new Softie Expansion collection at OTS 2017

Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, is launching the new Softie Expansion collection at OTS 2017. It boasts all of the features of a traditional sleeping bag with the added bonus of an Elasticated Expander Panel, which allows users to increase the width for extra space and...

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23 June, 2017

Storm to display new branding at OTS 2017

Storm is rebranding for 2018! Whilst the trusted performance will stay the same, the brand has undergone a complete refresh; new logo, labels, and brand messaging to challenge the market and differ from competitors. Along with their rebrand they are launching a new campaign, ‘Before, During, After’ which embodies Storm’s...

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23 June, 2017

GP Batteries to launch to the outdoor trade at OTS 2017

Launching to the Outdoors this season, world leading manufacturer of primary and rechargeable batteries, GP Batteries UK introduces its Red Dot award-winning range of professional grade torches. ‘Beam’ torches are ideal for the serious outdoor enthusiast and feature a lumen range of 100 to 1000, high quality CREE LEDs, aircraft...

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23 June, 2017

Maier Sports all new SS18 PFC-free range showing at OTS in July

Following the UK launch at OTS last year, Maier Sports is back with a brand new collection for SS18 including completely PFC-free trousers. To see Maier Sports at OTS, visit HEJ International – stand 60. Unique tailoring, top functionality and a perfect fit are three convincing arguments with which Maier...

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23 June, 2017

Hanwag exhibits new Tatra collection at OTS 2017

German bootmaker Hanwag will extend its award-winning Tatra collection for 2018, introducing both an updated version of the original Tatra as well as a new, lightweight model suited to less demanding terrain.   Unveiled to the UK trade at OTS 2017, the updated Tatra II GTX features the renowned fit, comfort...

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23 June, 2017

Fjӓllrӓven showcases its new Greenland collection at OTS

2018 marks 50 years since Swedish outdoor expert Fjӓllrӓven first introduced its iconic Greenland Jacket and to celebrate the anniversary of the jacket which became such a pivotal piece, the brand will introduce a new Greenland collection for SS18.  Showcased at OTS this July, the collection combines a new colour...

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13 June, 2017

Ruffwear showcasing new products at OTS 2017

Ruffwear®, the performance dog gear brand, launched its largest ever product development range this year, fuelled by demand driven by rapid sales growth world-wide. The latest range features new product additions and developments across canine harnesses, leashes, collars, backpacks and boots.   Fastest-Selling Premium Dog Harness The brand’s fastest-selling premium...

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13 June, 2017

New Terra Nova and Wild Country Tents for SS18 at OTS

The Laser Pulse Ultra 1 and Laser Pulse 1 are both the lightest and second lightest double wall tents in the world. The Laser Pulse Ultra 1 weighs only 450g minimum (490g packed). The Laser Pulse 1 weighs just 485g minimum (545g packed). The Pioneer Micro, Pioneer 1 and Pioneer...

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12 June, 2017

Deadline extended for UK Outdoor Industry Awards

Deadline extended to 28th June 2017 – ENTER NOW The Awards offer a great opportunity for promotion to trade and consumers – here are five reasons why you should enter. 1. All products entered will be on display in a feature area at OTS (11th – 13th July 2017) in...

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8 June, 2017

OTS 2017 Party tickets now on sale!

Wednesday 12th July @ 6pm Following last year’s successful sold out event, the OTS Party is to make a welcome return for 2017 and will begin straight after the second day (12th July) of the show comes to an end at 6pm. Tickets cost just £10 per person, which can...

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17 May, 2017

MyFenix launching new products at OTS 2017

MyFenix will be showing several new lights at OTS 2017, including the new FD20 AA battery powered focusing torch – more new product launches will be announced closer to the show! Now the UK Distributor for the Ruike brand of knives, the UK legal range will be shown for the first...

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3 May, 2017

OrderWise exhibiting at OTS 2017

OrderWise will be exhibiting at the Outdoor Trade Show for the first time in July and we’re looking forward to meeting with a range of attendees from across the country. The outdoor leisure sector has seen growth in recent times and following the nation’s decision to leave the EU, more...

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18 April, 2017

OTS 2017 Visitor Registration Now Open!

Online visitor registration for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for this year’s event, which will take place from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Trade visitors can now register to attend OTS 2017 by visiting the website (www.outdoortradeshow.com/visitor-registration) and filling...

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31 January, 2017

Exhibitor bookings rise for OTS 2017

The UK’s largest outdoor industry exhibition, OTS 2017, is all set to be another successful year thanks to variety of new and existing brands that have already signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers, over five months ahead of the opening day – the latest floor plans and...

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12 December, 2016

Book your stand at OTS 2017 – discount for OIA Members!

As a direct benefit of membership of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), members can claim an exclusive discount on stand space at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2017, which will once again be held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Rather than the usual September date, it will take place from...

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14 November, 2016

OTS 2017 now open for exhibitor bookings

New July Dates, New Look and New Partnerships! The UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2017, is now open for exhibitor bookings! Taking place from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the annual show provides exhibiting companies with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their...

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13 September, 2016

Exhibitors impressed with quality of retailers at OTS 2016

The 11th Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) closed its doors on Thursday 8th September following a hugely successful event, according to the outstanding feedback received from exhibitors so far. 965 trade visitors attended the show over the two day show, which was host to the latest products and innovations within...

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9 September, 2016

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – finalists announced!

The finalists for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced last night in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party, sponsored by Vango, ‘celebrating 50 years outdoors’, which was brand new for this year’s show. All 100 products entered are currently on display at OTS, the...

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1 September, 2016

Snugpak to showcase new sleeping bags at OTS!

Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, will be showcasing a variety of new sleeping bag ranges at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), including the Travelpak range, which has been updated for 2017, and a new Basecamp Explorer bag for kids to complement the existing adult...

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31 August, 2016

BRITA to launch new water filter bottle ‘fill&go Active’ at OTS!

BRITA will be exhibiting for the first time at the Outdoor Trade Show showcasing new products launching this year. Building on 61% market share in the water filter bottle category*, the new fill&go Vital and fill&go Active have great potential to drive further growth. With its portable, light and durable design,...

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31 August, 2016

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – Vote Now!

** Voting Closes @ 5pm on Friday ** Online voting for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards has been launched, giving the trade an opportunity to select their favourite outdoor products which are brand new to the outdoor market. Not only can the outdoor trade vote online – until 5pm on 2nd...

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25 August, 2016

OIA Director’s Forum with Tom Levitt to be held at OTS 2016

Book now – non-members welcome! The next OIA Director’s Forum is to be led by former-MP Tom Levitt, influential consultant on business engagement with communities, trainer, writer on responsible business, author of ‘Welcome to GoodCo: Using the Tool of Business to Create Public Good’, and more!   It is scheduled...

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24 August, 2016

Moskito Guard® to introduce a new, DEET-free insect repellent

At OTS this year, Moskito Guard® is to introduce a new, DEET-free insect repellent that is scientifically proven to help provide protection against mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, sandflies and other biting insects both at home and abroad which can cause infectious diseases and skin irritations. Moskito Guard® contains 20% Picaridin, which is...

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18 August, 2016

MyFenix to display new multi-charger at OTS 2016

Fenixlight have expanded their range of chargers with the new ARE-X2. Similar to the hugely popular ARE-X1 but now with two charging bays featuring spring loaded sliding contacts to allow the charging of a wide variety of Li-ion batteries. In addition, this device will also charge AA and AAA sized...

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12 August, 2016

OIA Director’s Forum to be hosted at OTS 2016

Book now – limited places available The next Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) Director’s Forum is scheduled to take place at 6.15pm on Wednesday 7th September during the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. As the first day of the show comes to an end, attendees will make their...

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8 August, 2016

Storm to launch new PCF-Free One Bottle ‘Wash & Proof’ Solution

New for 2016, leading cleaning, proofing and aftercare brand STORM, introduces Wash & Proof; its latest one wash solution for those occasions when a garment needs a quick clean and top-up proofing, which it will be showcasing at OTS 2016. Based on STORM’s ECO, PFC free chemistry, Wash & Proof...

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8 August, 2016

Snugpak’s Kitmonster collection, updated for 2017

At this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, will be showcasing its newly revamped Kitmonster range of rugged multi activity holdalls, which are now made with an extra tough weather resistant tarpaulin fabric. Available in 70L and 120L capacities, the larger...

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8 August, 2016

Forestia introduces new organic cereal bars

Spanish outdoor food brand Forestia has the most important meal of the day taken care of in 2017 as it extends its collection to include a new range of organic cereal bars. Available in a selection of flavours including Cereal and Fig, Cereal, Fruit and Chocolate and Cereal with Quinoa...

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8 August, 2016

Real Turmat launches new ‘On the Go’ products

Expedition food expert Real Turmat extends its product range for 2017 with a new ‘On the Go’ collection that is ideal for giving outdoor enthusiasts an extra burst of energy and protein while trekking or taking part in expeditions. A lightweight yet nutrition-packed snack made of dried, Norwegian beef, the...

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8 August, 2016

Mora unveils the full-tang Garberg knife

Continuing to build its UK brand-presence, Mora Kniv will display its latest collection of outdoor knives at OTS 2016. Ideal for camping, bushcraft and everyday outdoor activities, all Mora knives are manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Sweden for guaranteed quality and performance. At OTS, Mora will exhibit the new...

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8 August, 2016

Hanwag introduces the new Makra footwear family

At OTS 2016, Hanwag will showcase its 2017 collection including the new Makra Combi GTX. A versatile new boot ideal for scrambling or lightweight glacier crossings, the Makra Combi offers comfort and performance across rugged terrain. Constructed on Hanwag’s Alpine Wide last, the Makra Combi offers a close, precise fit,...

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8 August, 2016

Fjӓllrӓven upgrades its backpack collection

Fjӓllrӓven will unveil a brand new backpack collection at OTS, including the new Abisko Friluft trekking pack. Available gender-specific versions and two sizes (35 and 45litre), the Abisko Friluft features an advanced, new ventilated backsystem that offers increased carrying comfort in warm weather or on longer treks. Packed full of...

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3 August, 2016

MyFenix to showcase new rechargeable headlamp Fenix HP25R at OTS

Following on from the success of the original Fenix HP25, Fenix have redesigned and improved on what was already an excellent model. Now featuring a more powerful spot LED giving 1000 ANSI lumens, combined with a deeper reflector for even longer range. A 350 lumen, diffused 90 degree angle flood...

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29 July, 2016

OTS 2016 Party – tickets now on sale!

*Sponsored by Vango, Celebrating 50 Years Outdoors* Brand new for this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is the OTS Party, sponsored by Vango, which has been making tents and equipment for families to camp in comfort, adventurers to go light and wild, and for mountaineers to survive in extreme...

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26 July, 2016

Powertraveller to proudly introduce a new range at OTS 2016

Over the last few months we have been working hard here at Powertraveller HQ on re-designing and upgrading the products to meet our customer requirements and we are now extremely proud to introduce our new range to attendees of OTS 2016. The new range will offer better performance and more...

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22 July, 2016

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – two weeks left to enter!

Following the success and exposure that the inaugural UK Outdoor Industry Awards received last year, the search is back to find the next product of the year! There are now just over two weeks left for brands to be in with a chance of winning – the 2017 UK Outdoor...

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20 July, 2016

Man O’Leisure to Launch French Mountain Sports Specialist CAIRN at OTS

Well-established wintersport distributor Man O’Leisure (MOL) is delighted to add leading French mountain sports specialist CAIRN to its portfolio of existing brands. CAIRN is the number one provider of helmets and goggles in the French market and are now setting its sights on growing the brand here in the UK....

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20 July, 2016

MyFenix to launch even more lights at OTS 2016

The Fenix CL30R rechargeable lantern has finally arrived, come and see it on stand 43a. Pack small but illuminate LARGE. From 10 to 650 lumens it can be a low level night light or used to light up the whole campsite. CL30R is compact, bright, waterproof and even floats. It...

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18 July, 2016

BUFF to showcase new SS17 Pack Run Cap at OTS 2016

Known for its industry-leading winter headwear, BUFF® the multifunctional headwear brand is entering a new era with its new product, Pack Run Cap, which will be showcased at OTS 2016 (available 1st March 2017) on stand 38. Developed by in-house experts and tested by professional athletes, this ultra-lightweight cap provides...

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24 June, 2016

Proagencies to launch new products to the UK Market at OTS

New products are to be launched to the UK Market at OTS 2016 by Proagencies brands on stand 84: MSR® TrailShot™ Microfilter Delivers Hydration on the Run – the new MSR® TrailShot™ Microfilter effortlessly delivers filtered water direct from the source into your mouth or hydration system. The TrailShot is...

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24 June, 2016

OTS 2017 moves to July & OIA becomes joint shareholder

With the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 still over two months away, the organisers have announced next year’s dates and a new joint shareholder for the 2017 event. In a move to further embrace the extraordinary work of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) and become more representative of the whole...

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23 June, 2016

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – now open for entries

Following the success and exposure that the inaugural UK Outdoor Industry Awards received last year, the search is back to find the next product of the year! The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, has launched...

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17 June, 2016

MyFenix to launch three new rechargeable lights at OTS 2016

Compact, light, bright and rechargeable via micro USB, Fenix new UCO1 mini torch offers 3 brightness levels from 1 to 45 lumens via its stainless steel push button switch. UC01 remembers your last used brightness setting and features a battery level indicator so you’ll never be left in the dark....

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10 June, 2016

OTS 2016 opens booking for New Brands Area

This year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is to once again host a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to around 1,300 retailers – the organisers are now taking bookings. Limited to 10 brands that have not exhibited at OTS before, the New Brands Area...

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1 June, 2016

Online Visitor Registration Now Open!

The countdown to the UK’s largest outdoor trade show has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration – OTS 2016 is to take place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th September 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. Trade visitors can now register to attend the largest outdoor...

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24 May, 2016

Award Winning Gadget Keeps Sports Enthusiasts Perfectly Hydrated

The world’s first electronic fuel gauge and app to monitor and maintain hydration levels on the move will be launched at OTS this September! An ultra runner, turned product designer has launched the world’s first plug and play device, which connects to any existing hydration bladder to help runners, trail...

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21 April, 2016

Why exhibit at a trade show?

One of the main reasons to exhibit at a trade show is to meet and connect with new prospective customers, and ultimately make some sales. Exhibitions offer an unbeatable, cost effective opportunity for manufacturers and distributors to generate sales by presenting brands, products and services to a very relevant and...

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18 April, 2016

OTS 2016 – online exhibitor list now live!

The website for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2016, is now live and includes the latest exhibitor list and floor plans. Many of last year’s exhibitors have rebooked and some have even doubled the size of their stands, including Mountain Boot Company (MBC), Regatta and Buffera. Taking place...

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7 March, 2016

OTS 2016 – exhibitor bookings now being taken!

The UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2016, is now open for exhibitor bookings! Taking place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th September 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the annual show provides exhibiting companies with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their product ranges to around 1,300 retail visitors. OTS...

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15 December, 2015

OTS 2016 – Dates set for an early September two-day show

  The dates have been confirmed for the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 following feedback received from exhibitors and visitors who attended this year’s show. There has been an increasing number of requests for the show to be moved to a slightly earlier September date, so OTS 2016 will take...

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22 September, 2015

10th Outdoor Trade Show sees increased retailer attendance

The tenth anniversary of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015) closed its doors on Thursday 17th September following a hugely successful event, with 1277 trade visitors attending the show over the three day period. With 133 exhibitors, and a record number of 25 outdoors, the show was the largest in...

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17 September, 2015

New UK Outdoor Industry Awards – finalists announced

The finalists for the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards have been announced in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2015, which is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary. All 103 products entered by brands across the outdoor industry have been on display at OTS, providing visitors...

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14 September, 2015

Terra Nova unveils world’s lightest two person free-standing tent

Guinness World Record holding outdoor gear specialist Terra Nova Equipment is continuing to lead the way in cutting edge technology for outdoor adventurers. On display at OTS 2015 (Stand 73 and Grass Block 49:1-5), and in the shops this season, is the ultimate two person free-standing tent – the Solar...

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3 September, 2015

Petromax and Feuerhand – first time at OTS

The two brands Petromax and Feuerhand are bringing their passion for light and fire to the OTS in 2015. Besides the established products in the range of outdoor, garden and camping, Petromax is to showcase more than 10 new products on their stand 62b. Petromax, which has gained new fame...

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28 August, 2015

MyFenix to unveil Fenix CP30R rechargeable camping lantern

MyFenix will be showcasing the soon to be released Fenix CP30R rechargeable camping lantern at OTS 2015. Able to use either one, two or three 18650 Li-ion rechargeable batteries and giving a maximum output of 650 lumens neutral white light, this lantern is also capable of running up to 350...

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27 August, 2015

Keeblecare to showcase The Queen’s Award winning incognito® at OTS 2015.

“incognito® has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Developments recognised as the ultimate UK business award. The category of Sustainable Development is awarded for a business: “ensuring a better quality of life for generations to come” and was made to incognito® for applying outstanding ethical standards in the...

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26 August, 2015

New UK Outdoor Industry Awards – less than a week left to enter!

There is now less than a week left to enter the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which have recently been launched by the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show. The deadline for entries is Tuesday...

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24 August, 2015

New for the 2016 Season from Isabella

At this year’s OTS, Isabella is introducing the New Commodore Seed, a 3 metre deep awning, ideal for seasonal caravanning. This spacious awning is produced in Isacryl our durable, breathable fibre-dyed acrylic material in warm, subdued colours of Granite, Steel and Seed. It has large windows, mosquito nets in both...

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20 August, 2015

Rosker brands Fjӓllrӓven and Hanwag launch new products

Fjӓllrӓven is to showcase its award-winning new tent collection at OTS 2015. Combining advanced, new models with new and improved versions of the brand’s most popular designs, the SS16 tent range has been carefully considered to the smallest detail. Constructed with a lightweight, new Nylon TripleRip fabric that offers excellent performance...

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20 August, 2015

Kozi Kidz launches the perfect outfit choice for adventurous kids

Kozi Kidz will unveil its new Oxford Explorer range at OTS 2015. Combining outstanding weather protection with exceptional durability, the new Oxford Explorer Jacket and matching trousers are the perfect outfit choice for adventurous kids.  Kozi Kidz Oxford Explorer Jacket Waterproof, breathable, durable; the new Oxford Explorer Jacket from Kozi...

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20 August, 2015

Coleman’s exciting new range of FastPitch™ tents

Speed is key for Coleman in 2016 as the family-camping expert unveils an exciting new collection of FastPitch™ tents at OTS 2015. Featuring advanced inflatable constructions to help make pitching quicker and easier, the new FastPitch™ Air models pair their fast set up times with Coleman’s signature reliability and comfort-enhancing...

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6 August, 2015

Harvey Maps at OTS

HARVEY specialises in publishing maps for outdoor recreation, created from original mapping.  We have been producing these award winning, waterproof maps since 1977. At this years OTS we will be showcasing the newly re-designed Superwalker XT25. These maps are clear and easy to read, open directly to either side of the...

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30 July, 2015

OTS 2015 Outdoor Area – The Place To Pitch!

The one stop shop for tent, caravan accessory and awnings retailers With the sheer volume and quality of tent and awnings brands already booked to exhibit at this year’s 10th anniversary show, the outdoor area of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2015 is proving to be the place to pitch!...

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30 July, 2015

Eskimo to launch Minipresso at OTS 2015

Distribution company, Eskimo Agency, will be using OTS 2015 to launch a number of new, exciting products, to the outdoor trade including Minipresso. Minipresso is the world’s most portable espresso machine being hand-powered and requiring no batteries, electricity or cartridges. All you need is boiling water and ground coffee.  The semi-automatic piston...

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28 July, 2015

FRIO to launch new adventure cooling products at OTS

FRIO UK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of coolant products for outdoor pursuits, including hiking, camping and mountaineering, is launching a range of new products at the Outdoor Trade Show (Stand 211). Renowned for its patented, pocket-sized insulin cooling wallets used by adventurers with diabetes, the British company is...

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7 July, 2015

Buff to showcase new hat line at OTS 2015

BUFF®, the leading brand of neck accessories, is to showcase its new line of HATS and its sport lifestyle collection at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show 2015. Over 160 designs comprise the collection, which covers the entire range of market needs, from the most lifestyle design to the top performance...

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7 July, 2015

OTS 2015 Visitor Registration now open!

The countdown to the UK’s largest outdoor trade show has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration for the 10th anniversary of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS). Taking place from Tuesday 15th September to Thursday 17th September 2015 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, OTS 2015 offers a...

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2 July, 2015

Rider to launch to the outdoor trade at OTS 2015

Rider has selected OTS 2015 to launch to the outdoor trade, which will be the only UK outdoor exhibition the brand will be showcased at in 2015. Since its inception in 1986, Rider has grown exponentially and with the backing and marketing support of the world’s largest casual shoe manufacturers,...

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30 June, 2015

Meet the New Man O’Leisure Owner at OTS

Originally founded over 30 years ago by Geoff and Sally Burton, who established a reputation for offering quality brands together with exceptional customer service. Earlier this year Geoff and Sally sold South-West based Man O’Leisure to Jon Whitfield. Jon’s immense passion and love of the outdoors is reflected in the...

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18 June, 2015

New website launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of OTS

With three months still to go, over 100 exhibitors have signed up for the 10th Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015), and a new website has been launched to provide visitors and exhibitors with more information about the event. The new OTS website is simple to navigate and has the latest...

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1 June, 2015

New Brands Area returns for OTS 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015) begins on Tuesday 15th September 2015, and there will once again be a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to around 1,500 retailers. Limited to 10 brands that have not exhibited at OTS before,...

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15 May, 2015

10 years of OTS!

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, OTS is already taking shape, with repeat bookings from major brands and the launch of new products which will debut at this year’s show. New exhibitors indoors include Regatta, Thule, Falke, Hoka One One, with the outdoor grass areas boasting all the major tent...

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15 May, 2015

Keela to launch new Primaloft Hood

Keela is launching a new Primaloft Hood at this year’s show. It is designed as an add-on for the popular Sherpa jacket it is nevertheless suitable for use with a variety of jackets. The Flylite outer fabric means it’s windproof and resistant to water, while the Primaloft insulation gives an impressive...

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15 May, 2015

Cicerone to showcase new guidebooks

Cicerone will be showcasing its new guidebooks at OTS in September. Particularly exciting titles include: ‘Abode of the Gods’ by Kev Reynolds, a new edition of ‘The National Trails’ by Paddy Dillon and the recently published ‘Book of the Bothy’ by Phoebe Smith, published in July and already a best-seller....

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